The Democrats (and even twitter) are doing their best to make sure there is zero opposition to Hillary’s coronation.
Well, one high-ranking Dem just threw a HUGE wrench into that plan
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders in his bid to become President of the United States this morning on “Meet the Press.” She also resigned as Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee. Just last month, she said she couldn’t take sides due to her position with the DNC.
Gabbard specifically pointed to Sanders’ position on military intervention as part of her endorsement reasoning.
“As a veteran, as a soldier, I’ve seen firsthand the true cost of war. … As we look at our choices as to who our next Commander-in-chief will be is to recognize the necessity to have a Commander-in-chief who has foresight. Who exercises good judgment. Who looks beyond the consequences — who looks at the consequences of the actions that they are willing to take before they take those actions. So that we don’t continue to find ourselves in these failures that have resulted in chaos in the Middle East and so much loss of life,” Gabbard said.
Woah. Will this hurt Hillary’s chances? I doubt it, but it is still a HUGE blow to her campaign to a have TOP democrat refuse to endorse her.
This isn’t Gabbard’s first clash with party.